Steventon  Berkshire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Steventon like this:

STEVENTON, a village and a parish in Abingdon district, Berks. The village stands on the Great Western railway, 4¼ miles SSW of Abingdon; figured long in connexion with a castle built in 1281, and with a black priory founded in the time of Henry I.; is traversed, from end to end, by an ancient causeway, planted on both sides with trees; and has a r. ...

station with telegraph, and a post-office, designated Steventon, Berkshire. The parish comprises 2,382 acres. Real property, £5,508. Pop., 886. Houses, 190. The property is much subdivided. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Oxford. Value, £260.* Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Westminster. The church was recently restored. There are a Wesleyan chapel of 1861, a neat new national school, and charities £66.

Steventon through time

Steventon is now part of Vale of White Horse district. Click here for graphs and data of how Vale of White Horse has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Steventon itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Steventon, in Vale of White Horse and Berkshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 06th December 2021

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